Key Messages

Bulloch County reported the lowest number of new COVID-19 cases since August 23rd.  Positivity rates remain high, which means that testing is still not adequate to control the virus.   Case rates per 100,000 continue to be at very high levels. 

To keep improving, citizens must continue wearing masks, social distancing and avoiding crowds.

Georgia Southern Weekly Report:


Bulloch County

  • Bulloch County 14 day average of positive cases per 100,000 is 763 and percent of positive tests is 21.1%.  (Targets are below 100 per 100,000 and positive tests at 5% or below).
  • 2,668 Total confirmed cases and 24 deaths total reported here with 126 hospitalizations total.  Up 16 confirmed since yesterday.  (These figures apply to Bulloch County residents)
  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 21COVID-19 positive patients today. (May or may not be Bulloch County residents) 8 COVID-19 patients on vents.  EGRMC has 17 total vents.  However, this is reporting only COVID-19 patients on vents.  It is unknown how many actual vents are in use at this time.  
  • Bulloch EMS received notice of 118 confirmed COVID-19 positive and 113 probable patients transported to date

Bulloch Schools, Colleges and University Report

  • Bulloch Schools total since reporting began on August 17 as of September 15, 2020
    • 66 total known positive COVID-19 cases reported
      •  6 week ending August 21
      • 23 week ending August 28
      • 21 week ending September 5
      • 14 week ending September 11
      • 2 week ending in September 18
    • 585 Quarantines – Total students and employees quarantined for 14 days as a precaution due to close contact with these confirmed positive COVID-19 cases
      •  84 week ending August 21
      • 284 week ending August 28
      • 97 week ending September 5
      • 102 week ending September 11
      • 18 week ending September 18
    • 1 Clusters – Total COVID-19 Clusters
  • Georgia Southern COVID-19 since reporting began on August 17 total cases for Statesboro 
    • 989 Total Statesboro Campus Since August 17th
    •  61 week ending 8/23
    • 487 week ending 8/30
    • 351 week ending 9/6
    • 90 week ending 9/13
  • Ogeechee Technical College COVID-19 since reporting began on August 17
    • 24 total Statesboro Campus since August 17th
    •  0 week ending 8/23
    •  6 week ending 8/30
    • 12 week ending 9/6
    • 6 week ending 9/13
  • East Georgia State College since reporting began on August 17
    • 28 total Statesboro Campus since June
    • 2 from June
    • 0 from July
    • 13 from August
    • 4 from September through 9/4
    • 8 from week ending 9/13
    • 1 from week ending 9/18

Evans County Report:

  • Evans County 14 day average of positive cases per 100,000 is 290 and percent of positive tests is 13.6%.  (Targets are below 100 per 100,000 and positive tests at 5% or below).
  • 406 Total confirmed cases and 5 deaths total reported with 31 total hospitalizations. (This is an increase of 5 confirmed cases, increase of 1 hospitalization and 0 deaths from yesterday)
  • Evans COVID-19 deaths:
    • 59 year old, African American male with comorbidity
    • 62 year old, white male with comorbidity
    • 67 year old, African American male with comorbidity
    • 75 year old, African American female with no comorbidity
    • 76 year old, African American male with comorbidity

Candler County Report:

  • Candler County 14 day average of positive cases per 100,000 is 443 and percent of positive tests is 19.4%.  (Targets are below 100 per 100,000 and positive tests at 5% or below).
  • 404 total confirmed cases and 16 deaths total reported with 25 total hospitalizations. (This is an increase of 3 confirmed cases, an increase of 3 hospitalizations and an increase of 0 deaths from yesterday)

Candler County COVID-19 Deaths:

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Order AGE SEX COUNTY RACE COMORBIDITY
4 46 Female Candler White Yes
16 49 Male Candler Black No
10 53 Male Candler Black No
2 56 Female Candler Black Yes
8 61 Male Candler White No
12 62 Male Candler White No
6 64 Female Candler Black No
15 64 Male Candler Black No
5 68 Male Candler White No
11 70 Male Candler Black No
13 72 Male Candler White Yes
1 73 Female Candler White No
7 75 Female Candler White No
14 77 Female Candler White Yes
9 83 Male Candler Black No
3 86 Male Candler White Yes

 

BULLOCH COUNTY TOTAL COVID-19 DEATHS

Order AGE SEX COUNTY RACE COMORBIDITY
24 36 Female Bulloch White No
17 38 Female Bulloch White Unknown
2 42 Female Bulloch Black Yes
7 47 Male Bulloch Other Unknown
8 52 Male Bulloch Black Yes
15 60 Female Bulloch Black Yes
5 62 Female Bulloch White Yes
19 63 Female Bulloch Black Yes
1 65 Male Bulloch White Unknown
13 65 Male Bulloch White Yes
16 66 Female Bulloch Black Yes
23 67 Female Bulloch White Yes
14 68 Male Bulloch Black Yes
21 71 Female Bulloch White No
22 72 Male Bulloch White Yes
9 73 Male Bulloch Black Yes
3 76 Female Bulloch White No
10 76 Female Bulloch White Yes
12 77 Female Bulloch White No
20 83 Female Bulloch White Unknown
11 88 Male Bulloch Black Yes
18 89 Male Bulloch White No
4 90+ Female Bulloch White Unknown
6 90+ Female Bulloch Black Yes

BULLOCH COUNTY LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY 9/15/20 COVID-19 REPORT:

FACILITY # RES. POS RES. COVID DEATHS RES. TESTED RECOVER POS. STAFF
BROWN’S 52 28 6 58 16 17
EAGLE 44 0 0 43 0 7
GARDENS 27 5 0 32 5 0
HERITAGE 62 24 4 75 19 12
BETHANY 36 6 0 32 0 8
WILLOW POND 35 2 1 37 1 3
WESTWOOD 25 8 2 46 5 7

https://dph.georgia.gov/covid-19-daily-status-report

 


GA TECH COVID-19 Event Risk Assessment Planning Tool – CLICK HERE

The Georgia Tech COVID-19 risk assessment planning tool shows the risk level of attending an event in any county in America, given the event size and location (assuming 10:1 ascertainment bias).  The risk level is the estimated chance (0-100%) that at least 1 COVID-19 positive individual will be present at an event in a county, given the size of the event.  Choose an event size. Use the drop-down menu to choose a county you would like to zoom in on.



About This Report

A special thanks to Dr. Frank Davis, M.D. F.A.C.S, a retired trauma surgeon who lives in Bulloch County. He has worked closely with the Grice Connect team to design the COVID-19 dashboard and provide brief interpretation of the data. You will be seeing and hearing more from Dr. Davis as he continues to help us monitor the COVID-19 impact locally.

We also want to thank Sean Davis and his team at Glenn Davis Insurers and Auto Owners Insurers for stepping up to sponsor this massive effort daily. They understand the importance of providing the best local data possible so their clients, family and friends can navigate this continuing crisis.

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